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dictatorship. steve harrigan live in cairo. steve, any sign the president is willing to concede on any of this? shepard, president morsey has made no moves on compromise. one thing we have seen from supporters in the muslim brotherhood the care shown in trying to avoid any conflict or violence in the square here. that's certainly going to be put to the test tomorrow. that's when across the nation morsey supporters, people who back this president from the muslim brotherhood will hold demonstrations in support of the president and they will avoid this area around tahrir square to try to avoid getting in fights with the anti-morsey protesters. shepard. >> shepard: steve, what happens now with the new constitution or proposed constitution? >> the president submits it for ren dumb for 15 days time. people across egypt will have to vote up or down on it if it is accepted as expected, morsi has said he will give up those extraordinary powers, those extra judicial powers that he has given himself. and keep in mind here. we haven't seen the public support for this president. he won 52% of the vote just
they are not going anywhere unless and until the president cancels his plans to place himself above the law. steve hair tan live for news cairo. steve? >> shepard, this is really a new tactic for the opposition protesters. instead of simply staying here in tahrir square and chanting they went on offensive tonight toward the presidential palace. they got right to the compound walls until being tear gassed. it was reenergized the opposition. we have seen increase in recent days now they are out in full force. one factor to keep in mind about the demonstrations today, there were no serious injuries reported. despite the scenes of chaos, both sides evidently still using some restraint. next on the agenda of vote december 15th on a constitution heavily criticized as a rush job that favors islamist parties. it's clear the muslim brotherhood will try and get out a strong yes vote on that constitution. what's not clear is the opposition's tactics. will they try to get out a no vote or will they abstain considering the whole process unjust? shepard, back to you? >> steve harrigan live tonight in cairo. the
allows there. and for that, he was facing 15 years behind bars. steve harrigan live in our south florida newsroom with more now. steve, what do we know about hammar's impending release? >> harris, that release could happen any minute. we have been following the twitter account of his lawyer and talking to his parents. his mother, his father, his attorney and his congresswomen all say that john hammar will be released sometime today. right now he is still in that prison. they say they are filling out the paperwork to get him out. there might be one catch. that antique rifle, that 60-year-old gun that belonged to his great grandfather, john hammar says he wants that back before he leaves. harris? >> harris: we understand he, again, was there to be on a hunting trip. so that was a family hair loom that he had planned to lose in that manner. what kind of share is he in because we have heard all sorts of things about his captivity. >> harris, this drama really started back in august, so he has been in a very tough mexican prison where a lot of drug cartel members are held and he has been stuc
and couldn't remember what had happened the day before or at least before the game. steve brown is on fox top story. is he live in our midwest bureau tonight. what sort of signs of trouble before this shooting? anything? >> about the allegations that belcher had had head trauma or concussions, both the team and the league said there is no concussion history that they have on this man. and that he was never held out of a game because of a concussion. about the relationship between belcher and perkins, fox 4 our affiliate in kansas city spoke with friends and said saturday morning there was an argument and over her late return from a concert. and then the shots were fired. it really didn't make any sense to belcher's family. his aunt lives in the kansas city area. she read this statement for cameras today: we will cherish the wonderful memories we of have of javon and pray that those memories bring us peace as we grapple to understand the unpredictable end of his life and the life of cassandra perkins. back on long island west babylon where belcher was from. makeshift memorial to figure out ho
's parents say they need their son home now and they are appealing for any help they can get. steve harrigan is live in our southeast newsroom. steve, hammer's father says people have threatened his son's life. both parents say they have been getting calls at all hours of the night from that prison. the first call demanded $1,800 to be sent by western union or else their son would be killed. his mother said this was the absolute worse moment of this four month ordeal, here is what she is h. to say. >> it was the longest night of my life, i was physically ill all night long just waiting for the next call and they would call back and trying to stall them to give the embassy time to get him isolated. >> after those attempts at extortion and threats on hammer's life were made, he was moved from the general prison population into a storage room, harris. four months of this and now reports surfacing that jailers are chaining him to his bed. >> that's right. we spoke to his lawyer in mexico city this morning for a time hammer was chained to his bed but currently not being chained there. i asked his
realistic conditions at a one of a kind facility in brunswick, georgia. steve harrigan is there tonight. steve? >> she basically built a miniature world here from which they can recreate a range of terrorist attacks. in brunswick, georgia, simulated subway cars are attacked with simulated nerve gas. >> y'all picked a bad day. >> active shooters enter bars and knife wielding assassins charge vips. attacks from improvised explosive devices may be common in iraq and afghanistan. but at the federal law enforcement training center, they are already planning on how to defeat them on u.s. soil. >> one of the criticisms in the 9-11 report was that law enforcement failed to imagine what the threat might be. so now we do everything we can to work with our partners to imagine what type of threat would he might face in the homeland. >> that's what we want to see, get out of dodge. >> 60,000 federal agents a year from 90 different agencies come to train here on a 1600-acre campus. the multiple drills have a single constant. put federal responders under real life pressure. >> you can't simulate behav
constitution which could help present big power pull. steve harrigan live with us tonight. >> these are some the worse clashes we have seen in two weeks of protesting. they began with pushing and shoving. some protesters tearing up the tents from the other side. from there it went from rocks and sticks and then gasoline bombs hurled and then even some gunfire. at least 200 people wounded. as many as two dead. really for the first time these two sides coming together in the same place. they tried to stay away from each other. protests on different days now openly clashing in right in front of the presidential palace, harris. >> harris: you said it yourself. we have been watching a couple weeks since that power grab which is supposed toen temporary. what makes tonight different? >> they tried to marchionne different days and in different places. usually we have seen the demonstrators clash with the police. this is different now. the protesters taking matters into their own hands. this is civilians fighting civilians. it's all happening right in front of the presidential palace and the police c
. steve hair began with more from the -- herrigan with more from florida. >> reporter: he finds new ways to tell his story, this time streaming live from inside a detention center in guatemala. he took the occasion really to knock down reporters that he may have had a heart attack. insed, he said the symptoms he suffered were simply the result of stress from three weeks on the run. >> the problem i had the other day is i did not eat for two days. i drank very little liquids and for the first time in many years, i've been smoking almost non-stop. i stood up, passed out, hit my head on the wall. came to in total confusion. i am fine now. >> reporter: so the man who chronicled every move of his three week escape from belize including the disguises he wore is now continuing to tell that story from inside detention. >> shepard: the same man who has been described by many as a pathological liar said he wants to come back to the united states. is there a chance of that. >> reporter: no in the short-term. he's in an extradition battle. if he goes back to belize, if he's forced to go back, he'll
florida and hours ago after they arrived home in palmetto bay steve harrigan was live there and had a chance to talk to the dad. steve, how is the family doing tonight? >> jamie, we got to see john hammar pull up with his father after this long ordeal. they drove directly into the garage. john hammar is now suffering from some sort of stomach ailment he picked up inside that mexican prison. they actually had to make a stop on the drive home from the border at a louisiana hospital and john hammar's father says his son is so weak he can barely stand despite that, he says, this will be the greatest christmas his family has ever had. >> i got him in the car and i thanked the u.s. consulate guys and we took off. and made a beeline to san pedro island and spent the night there johnny, while i was sleeping johnny got up in the morning and walked to the beach and watched the sun come up. >> must be a really tough time for you right now. tell me what you are feeling. >> no. this is great right now. i'm glad to be talking to you about that it's over with. >> you could just sea the tears in hi
the past decade. steve centanni has more from us from washington. >> multiple deployments and combat injuries are said to be causing this troubling spike in alcohol and drug abuse among active duet military. democraticked by the institute of medicine. their study concluded earlier this year and sponsored by the department of defense shows that 20% of our active duty military personnel report they engaged in heavy drinking in 2008. binge drinking rose from 35% of personnel in 1998 to 47% in 2008. drug abuse of illegal and prescription drugs rose from 2% in 2002 to 11% in 2008: the report recommended better screening and that's just what the marine corps is doing, according to a directive issued in month the purpose of the screening program is to provide gheanders and additional tool to provide marines and sailors in their commands at risk for the adverse effects of alcohol abuse or misuse. the report notes that alcohol has long been a part of military culture. but it recommends better leadership on the frish top commanders all the way down. and it says this spike in cases results part
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